A MAN has pleaded guilty to damaging three vehicles in a major crash on the M3 earlier this year.

Gavin Bathurst-Shaw-Binning, 46, appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Monday, November 27.

The incident, which took place at around 5.44pm on June 16, caused significant disruption to the southbound carriageway for more than three hours. 

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A number of damaged vehicles were recovered with tailbacks stretching more than six miles towards Micheldever. 

Bathurst-Shaw-Binning, of Barons Way, Egham, pleaded guilty to damaging a Volkswagen Transporter, a BMW One Series and a Volkswagen Scirocco.

He will be remanded in custody for sentencing on January 24.